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There is days where she will go out and play with me and there is days where she just wants to go and ride in the cart with her wine in her hand and drive while shooting yardage for me, she is also big into photography so she likes going to take pictures of me and the scenery but she typically always goes with me 

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Driver: Cobra LTDX

3 wood: PING 425 max

Irons 5-U : PING G710s

52 bent to 51 vokey 

54: vokey 

58 degree: Callaway jaws 

putter: Wilson harmonized v2 / testing   Odessy AI- ONE Double Wide    


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21 hours ago, Blaine Dye said:

There is days where she will go out and play with me and there is days where she just wants to go and ride in the cart with her wine in her hand and drive while shooting yardage for me, she is also big into photography so she likes going to take pictures of me and the scenery but she typically always goes with me 

That's cool about your wife being into photography & likes going with you to course.  The scenery at golf courses can really be impressive.  Sunrise or Sunset rounds really can offer up great pics! There's days I wish I had a camera on the course. 

Titleist T200 Irons - 5i thru Gap Wedge - Stiff AMT Black

Callaway PARADYM X 9.0 with Hazrdous X Black 6.0 Stiff Shaft

Fairway Woods:  Callaway Maverick 3W & RazrX Black 5W - Stiff Flex

Rescue:  Apex 4 (22 degree )- Recoil 75H stiff flex 

Wedges: Titleist SM8 - 54 (D Grind) wedge flex; SM8 58(M grind) wedge flex

Putter: Scotty Cameron Phantom X5.5

Ball: Titleist ProV1

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Yes and she’s quite good! She plays a-lot of tournaments during the spring and summer months.

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Titleist TSR1 4, 5, & 6 Hybrids 
Titleist T350 Irons 7 - W48 
CBX ZipCore  52 56 & 60 Degree Wedges

LAB Mezz Max Broomstick Putter / TPT Shaft  (Platinum @ 45/78)








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My wife has played ultimate frisbee for the past twenty years now, and at times, played pretty competitively. As we get a little older, she has expressed interest in golf as a game we can play for many years, but she has no background in anything like it and only plays once or twice a year at this point. Maybe in another five years she'll really get into it.


She is very supportive of my golfing habit, to the point that we joined a country club and got a simulator in our basement. She definitely got some wife points for that. 

Driver:  Callaway Mavrik 10.5->9.5, Paderson KinetiXX Launch R

Wood:  Callaway Mavrik 3, Paderson KinetiXX Launch R 

Hybrid: Callaway Mavrik 4H, Graphite Design Tour AD R

Irons:    Miura CB301, 5-gw, Aerotech Steelfiber I95 R

Wedge: Vokey SM8 54 and 58, 12 bounce, D grind, Shimada tour black

Putter:  Odyssey Dual Force Rossie II

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My wife has been playing for about 30 years.  The took a few group lessons way back then, so she could "play a few rounds on vacations", and quickly got hooked.  She's posted 132 scores for handicap this year, a few more than I have.  She loves to compete, in club tournaments, interclub competitions, and local VSGA events.  We play a match every time we play together, and over the last 3 years we're really close to even.  Its rare that we take a vacation that doesn't include golf in some way.  While this is great in may aspects, it also means that golf vatations are nearly double the price with both of us playing!

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:callaway-small:Rogue SubZero, GD YS-Six X

:mizuno-small: T22 54 and 58 wedges

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My wife did play golf up until she had a bad shoulder surgery a few years ago. She was a pretty competitive softball player through high school, so the athleticism was there. We actually got her a new set of irons shortly after we met and she was swinging a 7 iron somewhere in the high 70s or low 80s at that point.

Sadly, after the shoulder surgery she can no longer swing a club. But she walks nine holes with me a lot when the weather is nice. Typically start our day on the course and then head over for coffee afterwards.

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3 Wood: 
cobra_logo.png.190908c8b4518eec87c087429e4343ee.png Cobra RadSpeed Big Tour (14.5°), 43", Fujikura Motore X F1 7X
20° Hybrid: PXG_Logo.png.8401024d1fb8aec46f0e790c1aa5b80c.png PXG 0211 (2020 Model), 40.25", Mitsubishi Tensei AV RAW White 90X
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I started to get my wife into the game in 2020 and then Covid hit she played a couple times in order to get out of the house. For the last 2 years between being pregnant and now with the baby here she’s lost interest in playing (mainly due to the time commitment). 

Now, She mainly likes to come and walk with me with the baby while I play as something to do together. I like the company and it’s a change of pace from my normal routine. 

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Fairway:                   image.png.3077938d887c52577470dba42554f0aa.png     ST-Z 230 3-Wood (15°) HZRDUS Smoke Black 6.0 60 Official Test

Hybrid:                    image.png.a874a9a429fd132acae64968308d6a89.png     ST-Z 230 Hybrid (19°) Ventus Blue HB-8 Official Test

Irons:                       image.png.a874a9a429fd132acae64968308d6a89.png     MP-18 MMC (4-9)

Wedges:     image.png.8641af187e8958a5ff8c3c2146b1fc7c.png  Vokey SM8 (46.10F, 50.12F, 54.14F, 58.12D)

Putter:                image.png.a85c45cc6c173613e90f345a17c689b4.png      Select Squareback 2 34.5 Ping Corded 88G PP58 grip double taped

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My wife doesn't play much, but grew up around it with both her mom and dad on leagues and grew up taking lessons.

She has some issues with a fused disc in her back, so she likes to go out with me and hits whatever she feels like, and often just throws something on the green near me to prove she's still a better putter than I am even though she never touches a putter outside those days.

We go most Sundays in good weather, and over the summer we often play a round then go to the pool.  It's a fun time and gets us both out of the house.


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:mizuno-small:ST-Z 5W :projectx: EvenFlow 5.5

:srixon-small: ZX Utility 23*, UST Recoil F3

:titleist-small:T300 :projectx: LZ 5.5, 5-PW

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@Shapotomous...yeah we were stomped on, lol.  A Rematch needs to happen😁.



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Hybrid: :titelist-small: 816H2 19°

Irons: :titelist-small: 2021 T200's 4-GW AMT RED shafts Regular Flex

Wedge: :cleveland-small: Tour Satin RTX 4 Wedges in 52° and 56° 2 Dot

Putter: :nevercompromise-small: Gray Matter TDP 2.2 32.75"

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On 12/8/2023 at 2:18 PM, MDGolfHacker said:

@Shapotomous...yeah we were stomped on, lol.  A Rematch needs to happen😁.



I will get us in their tour schedule. 

And I will study up and get started on some appropriate trash talk to get the mental edge! 

Do we want to get this done in a cold weather round or wait for spring time warm weather?

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My wife started playing golf 4 years ago after I agreed to play pickleball.  She was a beginner and not very good, but she is athletic and picks up things quickly. Her average average score was 125 – 135. Initially, had her play best ball, did not keep score and told her to have fun.   She started in lessons right away and I got her fit for clubs at TXG six months into the process.  She thought I was flipping insane and kept asking what am I doing here.  I told her to trust me. When she got her new clubs, all I could hear was OMG every time she hit the ball.  She then started playing in the ladies league and plays about 3 times a week. When she’s not playing with the ladies, we play together. I am the Uber driver, official caddie, booker of tee times and analyzer of data. I have been fired and rehired many times. After year one, her average score was in the low 100’s (105-115). She plays about 80-100 rounds per year.  Fast forward 3 years, ongoing lessons and a few more fittings and new equipment to match her rapidly improving game, she now routinely shoots in the low 90’s (85-95) and quite often in the 80’s  Her low round is 82.  Her goal next year is to break 80, which she is totally capable of.  Now, it’s only a matter of time before she beats me.   

Driver: Taylormade Stealth 2 plus, LA golf DJ shaft, 55S

3 wood - TM Stealth plus, Mitsubishi Kai’li. Blue, 5 wood - TM Stealth plus,  Hzrdus red, 3 hybrid Mizuno CLK, Fuji pro 2.0

Irons (5-PW) - Mizuno 921 HMP, Accra IS 80

Wedges, Vokey SM9 48*10F, 54* 12D, 58* 8M, DG S400

Putter: Evnroll tour, stability shaft, Evnroll gravity grip

Bag: Vessel Cobra tour stand bag

Balls: Titleist ProV1x, Callaway Chrome soft X LS, Bridgestone Tour B XS or Srixon Z star Diamond

Tech: Arccos, Bushnell Pro XE rangefinder

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Partners and golf can be a mix of scenarios. Some enjoy playing together, whether it's a full 18 holes, a casual 9, or just some fun at the mini-golf course. Others might limit their golf interaction to the driving range. There are those who show interest in the game but haven't taken the plunge, and then there are partners who don't understand the appeal and have no interest in playing. For those whose partners don't play, it's a personal wish whether they'd like them to try the sport. Some believe their partners might enjoy golf if they tried it, while others accept it's just not their thing.

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I'm content being on my own, indulging in my passion for playing golf, and simultaneously managing my solo venture. I find great joy in playing golf, even if it means playing alone. This sport provides me with personal time and relaxation. At the same time, running my solo venture requires a different kind of dedication and hard work. I particularly enjoy balancing my work and hobbies, finding happiness in both these aspects of my life.



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